STRONG Technical Services announces a partnership with INDY

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, December 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – STRONG Technical Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN) and a leader in the sale of projection equipment , Engineering and Services announces a partnership with INDY Cinema Group (“INDY”) to provide managed services in Europe. STRONG Technical Services (“STS”) will offer INDY customers a full range of managed services including 24/7 support, access to the STRONG management system, distribution of field services , discounts on equipment and STRONG MDI displays. The STRONG management system includes equipment monitoring, digital signage, remote access and reporting.

“Over the past several years, STS and INDY have partnered to provide managed services to independent theaters in the United States,” said Blake Titman, vice president and general manager of STS. “It’s a natural choice to offer our managed services in Europe, where INDY is headquartered. Our engineering and support team have many years of experience in the motion picture industry and are unmatched when combined with our integrated technology and product solutions.

Ian Brown, CEO and Founder of INDY, said: “INDY has served the independent film market for over ten years now. Offering the services of STS was an obvious addition to the range of services we offer. Not only does STS meet our expectations of service delivery, but, just as important, its team shares a customer-centric philosophy that aligns with our own. We are both committed to the independent film market and understand the unique challenges of our industry. “

Those wishing to obtain more information on the full range of products and services offered by STS are encouraged to contact management directly, either by phone at (800) 722-4445 or by email at [email protected]

About STRONG Technical Services

STRONG Technical Services, Inc. (www.strong-tech.com), a Ballantyne Strong, Inc. company, is an equipment sales, engineering and service provider located in Omaha, NE. The company, with its nationwide service and engineering team, designs, integrates and installs technology solutions for a wide range of applications, including audio, projection and signaling applications with managed service offerings. complete to ensure the availability and availability of solutions.

About Ballantyne Strong, Inc.

Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (www.ballantynestrong.com) and its subsidiaries are engaged in a variety of business activities, including the design, integration and installation of technology solutions for a wide variety of applications; development and delivery of out-of-home messages, advertising and communications; manufacture of projection screens; and the provision of managed services, including monitoring of network equipment. The Company is focused on serving the entertainment and retail markets.

On INDY

INDY Cinema Group offers a range of tailor-made services for independent cinemas. INDY brings all the resources of the big chains to local cinemas. INDY helps support independent theaters in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand by reducing costs and increasing ticket sales, while preserving the uniqueness and individuality of each theater.

Forward-looking statements

This press release may include forward-looking statements, such as our expectations regarding future sales, the impact, duration and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the adequacy of measures taken in response to the pandemic, which involve a number of risks. and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, those discussed in the “Risk Factors” section contained in Section 1A of Ballantyne Strong, Inc.’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended. December 31, 2019, Part II, Item 1A of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2020 and the Company’s subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and risks and uncertainties following: the negative impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has already had, and may continue to have, given the Company’s commercial and financial situation, the Company’s ability to maintain and increase its sources of revenue to offset declining demand for the Company’s digital cinema products and installation services, potential interruptions in supplier relationships or higher prices charged by suppliers, the capacity the Company to successfully compete and introduce improvements and new features which are accepted by the market and which keep pace with technological developments, the Company’s ability to successfully execute its capital allocation strategy, the the Company’s ability to maintain its brand and reputation and to retain or replace its important customers, the challenges associated with the Company’s long sales cycles, the impact of a difficult global economic environment or a downturn in markets (such as current economic disruption and market volatility generated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic), economic and political risks of selling products in foreign countries (including tariffs), risks of non-compliance with laws and regulations U.S. and Foreign, Potential Sales Tax Collections and Claims for Uncollected Amounts, Cyber ​​Security Risks, and Risk of Damage s and interrelationships of information technology systems, the Company’s ability to retain key members of management and to successfully integrate new executives, the Company’s ability to complete acquisitions, strategic investments, entry into new business sectors, disposals, mergers or other transactions on acceptable terms or not at all, the Company’s ability to use or enforce its intellectual property rights, the impact of natural disasters and other catastrophic events (such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic), the adequacy of insurance, the impact of having a majority shareholder and the vulnerability to fluctuations in the price of the action of the Company. Given the risks and uncertainties, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and should recognize that statements are predictions of future results which may not turn out as expected. Many of the risks listed above have been and could be further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on the film and entertainment industry, and the deteriorating economic environment. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements and from historical results, due to the risks and uncertainties described herein, as well as others not currently anticipated. New risk factors emerge from time to time and it is not possible for management to predict all of these risk factors, nor to assess the impact of all of these factors on the business of the Company or the extent to which one factor, or a combination of factors, can cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements. Except where required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update, withdraw or revise forward-looking statements to reflect actual results or changes in factors or assumptions affecting such forward-looking statements.

STRONG technical services Contact
Blake titman
Strong Technical Services, Inc.
Vice-president – General manager
(800) 722-4445
[email protected]

Ballantyne Fort Contact
Marc Roberson
Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
(704) 994-8279
[email protected]

Investor Relations Contact
John Nesbett / Jennifer Belodeau
IMS Investor Relations
(203) 972-9200
[email protected]


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